What to Watch A Better Life
What to Watch: 'A Better Life' Starring Demian Bichir
By Adriana Rivera | 06/24/2011 - 14:31

With the heat behind the issue of immigration continually rising, sometimes it is nice to receive a fresh perspective, perhaps one you had not fully thought through, and one that puts a human face on such a hot-button issue.

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Julieta Venegas
Julieta Venegas, Ely Guerra & Natalia Lafourcade Hope to Sweeten Mexico's Image
By Amaris Castillo | 06/21/2011 - 09:00

Ely Guerra, Julieta Venegas, and Natalia Lafourcade kicked off a European tour together last week in France with a specific goal in mind.  The Mexican singers artists hope to “sweeten Mexico’s image” through their music. 

Julieta Venegas is Back after Baby Break!

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Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta Named Tourism Ambassador of Mexico City
By Verky Arcos | 06/15/2011 - 13:30

Last week, famed and talented designer Oscar de la Renta was named Mexico City’s Tourism Ambassador by the Minister of Tourism, Alejandro Rojas Diaz Duran.

Ahead of the Fashion Week Trend: Opulence at Oscar de la Renta

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Protests in Mexico against the drug wars
Thousands Gather for Peace March Across Mexico To Protest Drug Wars
By Adriana Rivera | 06/09/2011 - 15:15

13 buses and at least 25 cars full of people are traveling in caravan through Mexico on their way to Ciudad Juarez, infamously known as the world’s murder capital.

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Viweing for Thalia's Mother Held in Mexico, Celebs Send Condolences
Thalia's Mother Laid to Rest in New York's Ferncliff Cemetery
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2011 - 18:00

Thalia is still reeling from the sudden death of her mother, Yolanda Miranda, but at least she has a close group of friends and family who are there to support her during this difficult time.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Quiero Mis Quinces’ Yudiana Tinajero Battles With Parents To Have Her Quinces in Mexico!
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/24/2011 - 12:52

Last night on the MTV Tr3’s hit show, Quiero Mis Quinces, we met Yudiana from Salinas California. Yudiana had her heart set on doing her quinceañera in Mexico, but the Mexicana discovered that she could either have her quinces in California, or not have a quinces at all.

Yudiana spoke exclusively to Latina.com about her Mexican themed quinces, and how her grandmother's recent death took a toll on her quinceañera.

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Mexico March
Thousands March Against Drug Violence in Mexico City
By Amaris Castillo | 05/10/2011 - 12:00

A rally was held this past Sunday in Mexico City to protest the country’s ongoing drug war.  At the protest, poet Javier Sicilia called for the Mexican government to change its strategy in the war with drug cartels The New York Times reports.  Sicilia’s son was killed along with six other people by a drug cartel over a month ago in the colonial city.

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Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa Descendant Becomes Top Cop in Quintana Roo, Mexico
By Mariela Rosario | 05/05/2011 - 15:00

In a story so fantastical, it has to be true (because we seriously can not make this stuff up) Pancho Villa's great nephew Gen. Carlos Bibiano Villa Castillo has become the top cop in the coastal Quintana Roo state of Mexico.

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5 Things We Wish People Knew About Cinco de Mayo
5 Things We Wish People Knew About Cinco de Mayo
By Mariela Rosario | 05/05/2011 - 08:45

We love and embrace the fact that Cinco de Mayo is an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, but at the same time, it's sort of depressing how many people just go the "Drinko de Mayo" route!

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Navy SEAL, Son of Mexican Immigrants, Helped Kill Osama Bin Laden
Navy SEAL, Son of Mexican Immigrants, Helped Kill Osama Bin Laden
By Fox News Latino | 05/03/2011 - 11:05

One of the Navy SEALs who helped kill Osama Bin Laden is the son of Mexican immigrants, according to a published report.

U.S. soldier Ruben Mejía, whose parents were born in Guanajuato, was part of the now-famed elite Navy SEAL squad, Team Six, who killed the world's most notorious terrorist, El Universal reported.

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